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May 2015 Technology Radar report (love these)

http://www.thoughtworks.com/radar
The Technology Radar is a document that sets out the changes we think are interesting in software development.
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With the KitKat update released for a few Nexus devices and a variant of the Moto X (but not the Nexus 4), it seems people have been checking for updates quite frequently. I know I have. It's been ...
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#ouyaiscoming grumble, grumble, I had to pay import VAT! How come I have to pay VAT on an investment? Funding a Kickstarter project is not a goods or services purchase!

http://www.theverge.com/2013/4/17/4230440/kickstarter-is-not-a-store-except-when-it-is

#ouya  
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I invested in OUYA
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Enterprise portal quota estimates, Mark McLaren, 2/6/13 12:37 AM, The default Calendar API courtesy limit quota is 10000 requests per day. I'm trying to work out how much quota I would actually need i...
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I'm willing to take Google Apps Script much more seriously now that it is available outside of Google Spreadsheets via script.google.com.  It certainly makes it feel much more like a platform.

http://googledevelopers.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/big-updates-to-apps-script.html
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Question for Google Apps Domain / Google Calendar users

What is the average number of personal calendars that each user has?

I'm especially interested in Google Apps for Education but replies from business users would also be useful to me.  Trying to work out an API quota request.
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Now that 2 legged OAuth is deprecated in Gmail, I shall be using XOAUTH2. 

http://code.google.com/p/java-gmail-imap/wiki/GmailAndXOAUTH2
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Not that I am blaming anybody (TNT Express) but why did my Nexus 7 16GB arrive smashed to bits? :( #nexus7 #nexus7shipping
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At least now I have a 40th birthday present anecdote.
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